NEW YORK PROPOSES BAN ON SUGARY DRINKS

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A 64 ounce "Double Gulp" is seen being filled at a 7-Eleven store in New York on Thursday, May 31, 2012. New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has proposed banning huge sized sugary drinks in an effort to combat the epidemic of obesity.  Bloomberg wants to impose a 16 ounce limit on sweetened beverages sold in graded food establishments and mobile food carts (businesses that the city has control over) with no restrictions on beverages with less than 25 calories per 8 ounces. (© Richard B. Levine)
A 64 ounce "Double Gulp" is seen being filled at a 7-Eleven store in New York on Thursday, May 31, 2012. New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has proposed banning huge sized sugary drinks in an effort to combat the epidemic of obesity. Bloomberg wants to impose a 16 ounce limit on sweetened beverages sold in graded food establishments and mobile food carts (businesses that the city has control over) with no restrictions on beverages with less than 25 calories per 8 ounces. (© Richard...
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